Boopsie, Inc., announces the addition of Fareed Adib, Global Head of Android Partnerships at Google, to its Advisory Board.
"We are committed to helping libraries keep up with new mobile technologies as they emerge," says Tony Medrano, CEO of Boopsie. "Our platform is built to scale on new devices and Fareed's expertise and vision in guiding rapid and sustained change will be instrumental in our ability to help libraries deliver their services to their communities far into the future."
In 2013, Fareed was named one of the Rising Stars of Wireless in 2013 by FierceWireless and one of the 40 Under Forty by Ingram's Business Magazine in 2012.
Fareed is currently the Global Head of Android Partnerships at Google. Previously, Fareed was the Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Softbank and Sprint Corporations. Fareed also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for Westell, a telecommunications equipment manufacturer.
Boopsie's mission is to enable libraries to make services more accessible to members of libraries' diverse communities by providing scalable, reliable and easy-to-use library-branded mobile apps. Boopsie is the industry-leading mobile platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider for over 2,500 library locations worldwide. Boopsie's library-branded mobile apps enable libraries of all types and sizes to quickly acquire new users and increase circulation. Boopsie's mobile apps are fully hosted and maintained by its customer service organization. Boopsie's proprietary platform provides native mobile apps for libraries on Android, iOS, Windows and Kindle Fire platforms which enables 24/7 remote library access via the user's device of choice. Boopsie also sells digital subscription services, such as digital comics and graphic novels that integrate into its mobile platform.